Care recipient (cr) has trouble getting in and out of the bathtub

Try: Give cr a full bath two or three times a week for most crs a sponge bath to clean the face hands feet underarms and genital or private area is all that’s needed every day

Materials: Sponge wash cloth gentle soap container for bath water bath towel moisturizing body lotion

Categories: Sage, Topic, Medical Physical, Personal, Mobility, Needs Some Assistance, Needs Much Assistance

Information: n/a

References: caring for a person with alzheimer’s disease your easy-to-use guide from the national institute on aging by national institute on aging 2011 available at www nia nih gov

Keywords: Bathing trouble using bath tub sponge bath

*This information is listed as a Tip and is not explicitly medically licensed

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